Greek Orzo Salad
"This salad was created in summer when my tomato garden was more bountiful than ever," says Kelly Skahan from Springfield, Missouri. "It's a snap to prepare and simply sensational."
TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
4 quarts water
1-1/4 cups uncooked orzo pasta
1 cup cut fresh green beans, cooked
2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 cup Greek vinaigrette
In a Dutch oven, bring water to a boil. Add orzo and cook for 5 minutes. Add beans; cook 4-5 minutes longer or until orzo and beans are tender.
Meanwhile, in a large salad bowl, combine the tomatoes, lemon juice and peel. Drain orzo and beans; rinse in cold water. Stir into tomato mixture. Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss to coat. Chill until serving. Yield: 4-5 servings.
One serving:(3/4 cup)
Calories: 311,Fat:14 g,Saturated Fat:2 g,Cholesterol:
Beth Layman :)
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